Jones Family Foundation Awards Central Georgia Technical College Workforce Development Grant

Macon, Ga.—The Charles H. Jones Family Foundation is investing in high-quality, technical training and equipment at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) by awarding a workforce development grant of $250,000. This gift will support local employer and workforce needs in high-demand career training programs.
In April, state and local leaders and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB) officials joined CGTC in announcing the relocation of aerospace training programs and a portion of the RAFB commodities workload to the former Boeing facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon. Read More

June 13, 2019


Central Georgia Technical College Receives Bloomberg Philanthropies Gift to Support Georgia’s VECTR Center

Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies.  Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More

January 8, 2019


USDA Grant to Help CGTC Link Jones County College and Career Academy to Campuses

Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $136,500 from its Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), positioning the College to be a part of USDA’s $39.6 million investment into more than 4.5 million rural Americans in 40 states, beginning with nearby Jones County.
Several rural-serving institutions nationwide, including CGTC, will use the grant funding to increase access to education, workforce training, and health care opportunities for their communities. Read More

November 28, 2018


CGTC Awarded U.S. Department of Labor Grant for Workplace Safety and Health Training

Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in a recent press release the award of $9.3 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 74 nonprofit organizations nationwide including, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). The College received $163,781 in funding under the grant’s Capacity Building Developmental designation for OSHA training to small businesses.
Under the grant, CGTC – the only technical college in Georgia to receive funds – proposed to establish a Regional Safety Training Center to deliver OSHA training to small businesses in its eleven-county service area. Read More

October 16, 2018


The Delta Air Lines Foundation issues grants totaling $350K to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs, $50k to CGTC

Atlanta, Ga. – The Delta Air Lines Foundation announced today that they are continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is one of five Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges rewarded a grant for $50,ooo.
READ the full article here: The Delta Air Lines Foundation issues grants totaling $350K to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs
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July 31, 2018


Second CGTC-Supported Cohort Graduates From Information Technology Program in Afghanistan

Warner Robins, Ga. – Technical assistance provided by Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to an Information Technology (IT) associate degree program at Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan led to a second cohort’s successful graduation.
CGTC provides assistance to computer technology faculty and staff at KPU through a grant for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP).
A feature in a newsletter on USWDP global involvement, Read More

April 2, 2018